ASTRO-NCI Diversity Symposium: Addressing Cancer Disparities: How to Improve the Care and Treatment of Local Underserved Populations in Your Practice Through Community-based Research
Improving healthcare disparities in cancer care represents a significant challenge to the oncology community. This session will focus on the multiple factors contributing to these disparities and broader effect on local populations. Through community-based research, radiation oncologist can improve the lives of local underserved populations and make a direct, positive, and lasting impact on cancer health disparities. Expert speakers who have successfully participated in community research addressing cancer health disparities will describe their experiences.
This program is designed to meet the interest of radiation oncologists, radiation therapists, and radiation dosimetrists.
- Describe the effect and factors contributing to healthcare disparities on local cancer populations.
- Identify the enablers and barriers to healthcare disparities in local communities.
- Discuss ways to address local healthcare disparities through community-based research.
- Curtiland Deville, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Daniel Petereit, MD, FASTRO has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Malika Siker, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
- Karen Winkfield, MD has no financial relationships with a commercial interest.
The person(s) above served as the developer(s) of this activity. Additionally, the Education and CME/MOC Committees had control over the content of this activity.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing education to physicians.
ASTRO is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology to provide SA-CME as part of Part II Maintenance of Certification.
- 1.50 SA-CME
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council of Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) designates this Enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity meets the American Board of Radiology's criteria for a self-assessment activity in the ABR's Maintenance of Certification program. Participation in this course in combination with the successful completion of the corresponding assessment and course evaluation adheres to the guidelines established by the ABR for 1.50 self-assessment credits.
- 1.50 Certificate of AttendanceThis activity was designated for 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
This course is free.
No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for those participants who, for any reason, have not completed the course by the end of the qualification date. The qualification date for each course is listed in the course catalog on the ASTRO website under availability.
Participants using ASTRO's online courses to satisfy the requirement of a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program should verify the number, type and availability dates of any course before making a purchase. No refunds, extensions, or substitutions will be made for participants who have purchased courses that do not align with their MOC requirement.
The course and its materials will only be available on the ASTRO website for that 3 year period regardless of purchase date. At the expiration of the qualification, participants will no longer have access to the course or its materials. ASTRO reserves the right to remove a course before the end of its qualification period.
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